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Back to School Continued

Our Back-to-school segment continues. Let’s keep the summer vibes going and plan for the rising cost of back-to-school shopping. Seasonal expenses do not have to mean season emergencies if we plan ahead. Last year, the cost of back-to-school rose 5%. The average cost of school supplies, clothes, shoes and electronics was about $665 per child. […]

Back to School Starts Now

So, we may be at the mid-summer point but it’s time to start thinking about back to school needs. Books, school supplies, clothes, fall sports and activities, college dorm rooms, travel expenses and so much more. There is a lot that goes into it and so much gets pushed to the last minute including paying […]

Personal Installment Loans at Check Center

Your financial situation is not one-size fits all so you may need a solution that is more flexible. Life throws all kinds of crazy situations at us and we are not always prepared. Kids need new clothes, summer vacation is more expensive than you planned, utility bills are higher, groceries and everyday living expenses exceed […]

Finding The Money You Need

Finding the money you need when you need it can be a challenge.  Life is expensive and it’s easy to get behind or fall short from time to time.  Everyday expenses like groceries, transportation and car payments, insurance, utilities, clothing, rent or a mortgage and so much more can really add up. Add summer expenses […]

Finance Goals

Your finance goals are important.  Getting access to the money you need, when you need it is an important step to getting you to your goals.  Sometimes setting financial goals means starting with the basics: paying bills on time, sending money to your friends and family, the ability to make purchases or pay bills online, […]

3 Reasons You Should Use Check Centers for Small Business Funding

Being a small business owner isn’t always easy. Here at Check Center, we understand that and know that sometimes you just need a little extra cash flow to carry you into the next week. That’s why we created our business invoice funding services. Here are three reasons why you should consider taking out a small […]

3 Reasons a Personal Loan Can Help Consolidate Credit Card Debt

Personal loans aren’t just for emergencies. They can be useful for debt consolidation and improving your credit score. Here are just 3 ways that a personal loan can help you. A personal loan is an installment loan, which basically means that the debt on a loan won’t hurt your credit score like debt on a […]

3 Ways a Personal Loan Can Help Raise Your Credit Score

Did you know that taking out a personal loan can actually help your credit? It can actually help you improve your credit score by focusing on these three easy things: Maintaining a positive payment history Paying more than the minimum amount due each month Reaching a low balance owing (below 30%) as soon as possible.  […]

3 things you can do with your tax refund

1. Get ahead of loan payments If you have any outstanding debt, this is a great way to kick off your year with a fresh financial start. By paying off your debt, you will reduce the amount of interest you would have to pay on outstanding loans. 2. Prepare for the unexpected It’s always smart […]

3 THINGS TO KNOW: Why Choose Check Center During Tax Season

Getting your refund during Tax Season can be stressful.  Check Center’s experienced staff is there to help you at any one of our 8 stores. Check Center makes it easy. Check Center offers quick and easy tax refund check cashing.  Our knowledgeable, friendly staff can help you get a loan up to $255 to bridge […]